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Ray Danton (1931–1992)


Handsome and smooth natured leading man who often played oily individuals, Ray Danton was born in New York and dramatically trained at Carnegie Tech. First debuted on-screen as a moody Native American in Chief Crazy Horse (1955) and regularly guest-starred in many 1950s TV shows including Playhouse 90 (1956), Wagon Train (1957), and 77 Sunset Strip... See full bio »

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 1977 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Nick DeMarco
- Duet for Danger (1977) ... Nick DeMarco
 1977 The Feather and Father Gang (TV Series)
Big Jim
- The Apology (1977) ... Big Jim
 1976 Switch (TV Series)
Ralph Carson
- Big Deal in Paradise (1976) ... Ralph Carson
 1975 Sixpack Annie
Mr. O'Meyer (as Raymond Danton)
 1975 Psychic Killer
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1975 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
 1975 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Chester Sierra
- Chicken Little Is a Little Chicken (1975) ... Chester Sierra
 1975 Matt Helm (TV Series)
 1975 Apache Blood
Yellow Shirt
 1975 Caribe (TV Series)
Reese
- The Plastic Connection (1975) ... Reese
 1974 Nakia (TV Series)
Rodale
- No Place to Hide (1974) ... Rodale
 1970-1974 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Colby / Akamai / Jimmy
- Steal Now - Pay Later (1974) ... Colby
- Cloth of Gold (1972) ... Akamai
- The Last Eden (1970) ... Jimmy
 1973-1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Alex Brennan / Earl Dakin
- The Hit Man (1974) ... Alex Brennan
- Trial by Terror (1973) ... Earl Dakin
 1974 The Centerfold Girls
Perry
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
Al Dancer
- Pound of Flesh (1974) ... Al Dancer
 1972-1974 McCloud (TV Series)
Chuck Mason / Stokes
- This Must Be the Alamo (1974) ... Chuck Mason
- The New Mexican Connection (1972) ... Stokes
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Johnny Landres
- Countdown: Part 2 (1974) ... Johnny Landres
- Countdown: Part 1 (1974) ... Johnny Landres
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Royce
- Before I Die (1973) ... Royce
 1973 Runaway! (TV Movie)
Prof. Jack Dunn
 1972 A Very Missing Person (TV Movie)
Capt. Westering
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Joe Melcor (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo")
- The Miracle at Camafeo/The Ghost of Sorworth Place (1972) ... Joe Melcor (segment "The Miracle at Camafeo")
 1971 Nichols (TV Series)
Juan
- Deer Crossing (1971) ... Juan
 1971 Banyon (TV Series)
Victor Pappas
- Pilot (1971) ... Victor Pappas
 1971 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Josh Ferris
- And the Walls Came Tumbling Down (1971) ... Josh Ferris
 1970 Triangle
Carlo Di Fermi
 1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Glen Frye
- The Inheritors (1970) ... Glen Frye
 1970 Dan August (TV Series)
Andriotti
- The Color of Fury (1970) ... Andriotti
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Kane Walker (segment "Love and Mr. Nice Guy")
- Love and the Boss's Ex/Love and Mr. Nice Guy/Love and the Gangster (1970) ... Kane Walker (segment "Love and Mr. Nice Guy")
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Secretary Raymon Ortega
- The Baranoff Timetable (1969) ... Secretary Raymon Ortega
 1969 Ironside (TV Series)
Avery Corman
- A Drug on the Market (1969) ... Avery Corman
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Pietro Bertelli
- The Inquiry (1969) ... Pietro Bertelli
 1968 Die grosse Treibjagd
Mark / Marco Anderson
 1968 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Reed Clayton
- Devil's Masquerade (1968) ... Reed Clayton
 1967 Lucky, el intrépido
Lucky
 1967 Si muore solo una volta
Mike Gold
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Vincent Carver
- The Discotheque Affair (1965) ... Vincent Carver
 1965 Honey West (TV Series)
Sonny
- The Swingin' Mrs. Jones (1965) ... Sonny
 1965 Code Name: Jaguar
Jeff Larson
 1958-1964 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Zeb Stark / Robert Kincaid / Monty Britton
- The Stark Bluff Story (1964) ... Zeb Stark
- The Molly Kincaid Story (1963) ... Robert Kincaid
- The Monty Britton Story (1958) ... Monty Britton
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Jess Malloy
- The Black Flower (1964) ... Jess Malloy
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Martin Royale
- The Case for William Gotch (1964) ... Martin Royale
 1964 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Jere Fryer
- The Wooing of Perilous Pauline (1964) ... Jere Fryer
 1963 Redigo (TV Series)
Jeff Burton
- The Thin Line (1963) ... Jeff Burton
 1962-1963 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Robert Mason
- Chez Rouge (1962) ... Robert Mason
 1963 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
Hugo Petra
- Operation Secret (1963) ... Hugo Petra
 1963 Empire (TV Series)
Four Thumbs
- The Four Thumbs Story (1963) ... Four Thumbs
 1963 FBI Code 98 (TV Movie)
Fred Vitale
 1962 Wide Country (TV Series)
Warren Price
- The Bravest Man in the World (1962) ... Warren Price
 1962 The Virginian (TV Series)
Lt. Steve Hamilton
- Riff-Raff (1962) ... Lt. Steve Hamilton
 1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Vince Jackson
- The Fortune Hunter (1962) ... Vince Jackson
 1962 The Chapman Report
Fred Linden
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Magnus Repp
- The Hook (1962) ... Magnus Repp
 1961 A Majority of One
Jerome Black
 1960-1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Harry Shayne / 'Dandy' Dan Brady
- The Vamp (1961) ... Harry Shayne
- White Carnation (1960) ... 'Dandy' Dan Brady
 1958-1961 Bronco (TV Series)
Deputy Sheriff Larkin / Bill Magrider
- The Buckbrier Trail (1961) ... Deputy Sheriff Larkin
- Quest of the Thirty Dead (1958) ... Bill Magrider
 1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Don Felipe Archuleta
- A State of Siege (1961) ... Don Felipe Archuleta
 1960 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Marshal Al Lestrade
- Savage Breed (1960) ... Marshal Al Lestrade
 1960 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Danny Rome / Marty Hartman
- The Frightened Canary (1960) ... Danny Rome
- Country Gentleman (1960) ... Marty Hartman
 1959-1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Yawkey / Len Farrell
- Yawkey (1960) ... Yawkey
- Lily (1959) ... Len Farrell
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Mark Hamilton / Barry Logan
- I Wed Three Wives (1960) ... Mark Hamilton
- Murder, Anyone? (1960) ... Barry Logan
 1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Kane
- Bounty List (1960) ... Kane
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Duke Powell
- Last Exit (1960) ... Duke Powell
 1960 Ice Palace
Bay Husack
 1959 Yellowstone Kelly
Sayapi, Gall's Nephew
 1957-1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Duke McGann / Blacky Rude
- The Wild Bunch (1959) ... Duke McGann
- Bunch Quitter (1957) ... Blacky Rude
 1959 The Big Operator
Oscar 'The Executioner' Wetzel
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Tonio
- The Romany Knives (1959) ... Tonio
 1959 The Beat Generation
Stan Hess
 1958-1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Johnny Manetti / Velasquez
- A Bargain in Tombs (1959) ... Johnny Manetti
- A Nice Social Evening (1958) ... Velasquez
 1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
Ralph Drake
- The Meeting (1959) ... Ralph Drake
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Robert Mason
- Chez Rouge (1959) ... Robert Mason
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Nick Slade
- The Eric Lodek Story (1958) ... Nick Slade
 1958 Tarawa Beachhead
Lt. Joel Brady
 1958 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Spade Stuart
- An Ace Called Spade (1958) ... Spade Stuart
 1958 Onionhead
Ensign Dennis Higgins
 1958 Decision (TV Series)
- The Danger Game (1958)
 1956-1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Ben
- Button, Button (1958)
- Eye of the Storm (1956) ... Ben
 1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Eric Bartholomew / Co-Pilot
- The Disappearance of Daphne (1958) ... Eric Bartholomew
- Sound of the Moon (1958) ... Co-Pilot
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon
John Howard
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Callaghan
- Tide of Corruption (1958) ... Callaghan
 1957 Trackdown (TV Series)
Clem Reese
- Sweetwater, Texas (1957) ... Clem Reese
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Antonio
- The Death of Manolete (1957) ... Antonio
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1957 The Night Runner
Roy Turner
 1955-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Bob / David Douglas
- The Web (1955) ... Bob
- An Act of Murder (1955) ... David Douglas
 1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me
Off-screen Reporter (voice, uncredited)
 1956 Outside the Law
John Conrad, alias Johnny Salvo
 1955 I'll Cry Tomorrow
David Tredman
 1955 The Spoilers
Blackie
 1955 The Looters
Pete Corder
 1955 Chief Crazy Horse
Little Big Man
 1955 The Pirate and the Lawyer (TV Movie)
Jean Lafitte
 1953 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- To Live in Peace (1953)
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
- Misfit (1951)
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
Coles
- Act of God Nonwithstanding (1951) ... Coles
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Stage: Appeared in "Mr. Roberts", London, England. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Raymond Danton

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Has two sons: Steve Danton and Mitchell Danton. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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